Identify and improve sustainability interactions with the community

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver MSS017006A, 'Identify and improve sustainability interactions with the community'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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Elements and Performance Criteria


Determine sustainability interactions with the community


Process map operation for the chosen portion of value chain


Determine sustainability related impacts on the community for each process step


Determine overall impacts on the community from the portion of the value chain as a whole


Determine overall impacts on the community from the complete value chain


Engage with the community


Determine any known community issues and actions which may be relevant to value chain


Determine impact of community issues and actions on the sustainability of the organisation and its value chain


Identify key community groups, representatives and opinion influencers


Determine best strategy for engagement with the community on sustainability issues


Implement strategy to define community sustainability issues with the organisation and value chain


Rank issues by importance to the community and organisation


Report issues and rankings back to appropriate internal stakeholders


Compare issues raised with impacts determined


Select issues for action based on rankings and internal stakeholder feedback


Determine root cause of selected issues


Determine regulatory impact of issues and possible responses


Develop an appropriate response for selected issues Explore alternative methods of addressing selected issues


Categorise alternative methods


Negotiate acceptable solutions


Negotiate solutions acceptable to the community, the organisation and value chain members


Agree a timeline for action and indicators of progress


Identify issues where no short-term resolution is achievable


Establish agreed mechanism for ongoing monitoring of progress by the community


Record this in appropriate manner and promulgate to relevant stakeholders


Monitor and report progress of agreed solutions


Ensure projects are initiated as agreed


Collect agreed metrics or other indicators


Take appropriate action if solutions are not delivering as anticipated


Maintain dialogue with community as agreed


Complete appropriate recording and reporting

Qualifications and Skillsets

MSS017006A appears in the following qualifications:

  • MSS70111 - Vocational Graduate Certificate in Sustainable Operations